Flying Eagles head coach, Isah Ladan Bosso has sensationally disclosed that his ward are 100% ready for hosts Argentina in the Round of 16 with a plan to give the South American shock treatment in the ongoing 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in San Juan on Wednesday night.
Javier Mascherano’s led Argentina side won all their three games in the group stage.
The Flying Eagles came third in Group D behind Brazil and Italy.
Bosso’s side lost their opening two games against Dominican Republic and Italy but went down to a 2-0 defeat Brazil.
Bosso said on Tuesday, as his boys prepared for their official training session at match time that his Africa Cup of Nations bronze medallists will be ready to give as much as they receive in Wednesday’s encounter.
“This is the World Cup and it is wrong to under-rate any team. We won two of our three matches and had the same number of points in our group as Brazil and Italy. We are no pushovers in this campaign.
“It is going to be an interesting game. We want the quarter-final ticket and the Argentines also want the quarter-final ticket. We will go in there and dig our feet into the ground.”
“We have to fight for the trophy. I think it is still open. Everybody can be there, and I believe we have the capacity to be there,” Bosso told media.
“We are into the knockout stage, and in the knockout stage, there is an approach, we can employ it, and we hope we’d have our plans executed accordingly,” the tactician noted.
The game will kick off at 10pm Nigerian time.